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Crime against <strong>women</strong>, girl children a concern in Goa: Governor

Crime against women, girl children a concern in Goa: Governor

18 Dec 2014

Panaji: Goa Governor Mridula Sinha on Thursday raised concern over an "unfortunate trend of increasing crimes against women and girl children" in the state, which she said is also affecting image of the country besides threatening the "social and cultural fabric" of society.

Goa,   Crime against women,   Goa Governor,   Mridula Sinha,   Goa Liberation Day,  
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap over 100 <strong>women</strong>, children in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap over 100 women, children in Nigeria

18 Dec 2014

MAIDUGURI: Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped more than 100 women and children and killed 35 people during a Sunday raid on the remote northeast Nigerian village of Gumsuri, a security source and resident said on Thursday.

Boko Haram,   Gunmen,   Kidnap,   Women,   Children,   Nigeria,   Gumsuri,   Security ,  
Men shop more via smartphones than <strong>women</strong>

Men shop more via smartphones than women

18 Dec 2014

New York: Your spouse may find it hard to digest this but men are much more likely than women to go beyond browsing on their smartphones to make an actual purchase, says a survey.

Men shopping,   Women shopping,   Smartphones,   Online shopping,  
10 lakh <strong>women</strong> to be covered under RMK in next 3 years: Maneka Gandhi

10 lakh women to be covered under RMK in next 3 years: Maneka Gandhi

03 Dec 2014

New Delhi: The Union Women and Child Development Ministry on Wednesday set a target to cover at least 10 lakh women under Rashtriya Mahila Kosh (RMK), a national credit fund for women, over the next three years.

10 lakh women,   RMK,   3 years,   Maneka Gandhi,   BJP,   LS,   women empowerment,  
Gogoi for <strong>women</strong> <strong>empowerment</strong>

Gogoi for women empowerment

10 Nov 2014

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said women empowerment can take the state forward and a silent revolution was taking place in rural areas through Self Help Groups (SHGs) of which 50 per cent are managed by women.

Gogoi,   Tarun Gogoi ,   women empowerment,   SHGs,   Women education,   ,  
<strong>Women</strong> federation demands 50 percent reservation in local governance

Women federation demands 50 percent reservation in local governance

18 Dec 2014

Chennai: A federation of elected women representatives on Thursday pressed for a slew of demands, including 50 percent reservation in local governance, saying it would ensure equality.

Tamil Nadu,   Kerala,   Karnataka,   Women Federation,   CPI(M),   MDMK,   Congress,   ,  
Accept Dharmadhikari Panel recommendations : HC tells Maharashtra Government

Accept Dharmadhikari Panel recommendations : HC tells Maharashtra Government

18 Dec 2014

Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday observed that no useful purpose would be served in setting up committees and panels to suggest ways and means to curb crimes against women unless their recommendations are accepted.

Maharashtra,   Maharashtra Government,   Dharmadhikari Panel,   Bombay High Court,   Crime Against women,  
Centre committed to ensuring safety of <strong>women</strong>, says Naidu

Centre committed to ensuring safety of women, says Naidu

17 Dec 2014

New Delhi: Promising complete synergy between Delhi government and the Centre, Union Minister of Urban Development, M Venkaiah Naidu, has said that the BJP-led NDA government is "committed" to ensuring security of women.

Delhi government,   Centre,   Union Minister,   Urban Development,   Venkaiah Naidu,   NDA government,   Women safety,  
118 <strong>women</strong> to drive cabs on Delhi roads soon

118 women to drive cabs on Delhi roads soon

16 Dec 2014

New Delhi: In the wake of the shameful incident of rape by a cab driver in national capital, the District Police came up with an initiative to train women and help them become trained cab drivers.

118 women,   drive cabs,   cab service provider,   Delhi police,   crime against women,   women security,  
More <strong>women</strong> should hold key positions at work: Sitharaman

More women should hold key positions at work: Sitharaman

07 Nov 2014

Vijayawada: Union Minister of state for Commerce Nirmala Sitharaman said here on Thursday that women have to occupy key positions in all walks of life in a large number in order to bring change in their status.

Union Minister of state,   Commerce,   Nirmala Sitharaman,   women occupy key positions,   women empowerment,  

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